The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year
-55.55% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
285 127 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.95% 68.28% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 72 85
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.40 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £27.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford